Salford City Council election, 2002

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Elections to Salford Council were held on 2 May 2002. One third of the council was up for election. The Labour Party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 25.07%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Salford Local Election Result 2002
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 1 1 0 90.0 52.9 21,254 +9.0%
  Liberal Democrat 2 1 0 +1 10.0 25.5 10,247 +1.0%
  Conservative 0 0 1 -1 0 17.8 7,162 -9.9%
  Liberal 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 645 -0.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 596 +1.1%
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 141 +0.4%
  Socialist Alliance 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 119 +0.3%

Ward results[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Jolley 1,097 66.1 +10.6
Liberal Democrat Ian Mathieson 308 18.6 -1.8
Conservative Leslie Taylor 255 15.4 -8.6
Majority 789 47.5 +16.0
Turnout 1,660 22.1 +3.7
Labour hold Swing
Blackfriars
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Murphy 840 73.6 +14.1
Liberal Democrat Gary Riding 209 18.3 -22.2
Liberal Paul Rigby 92 8.1 +8.1
Majority 631 55.3 +34.3
Turnout 1,141 19.9 +6.5
Labour hold Swing
Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Merry 963 70.7 -2.5
Independent Sydney Hastings 222 16.3 +16.3
Liberal Democrat Jatinder Seehra 177 13.0 -13.8
Majority 739 54.4 +8.0
Turnout 1,362 24.0 +4.9
Labour hold Swing
Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Keith Mann 938 50.2
Conservative Thomas Holt 603 32.3
Liberal Democrat John Wenham 163 8.7
Independent Neil Taylor 163 8.7
Majority 335 17.9
Turnout 1,867 28.7 +5.5
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Timothy Perkins 1,531 56.4 +7.7
Labour Peter Wheeler 1,185 43.6 +15.1
Majority 346 12.8 -7.4
Turnout 2,716 28.1 +2.4
Liberal Democrat gain from Labour Swing
Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Broughton 1,395 56.1 +10.5
Conservative Michael Edwards 619 24.9 -10.6
Liberal Democrat Christine Lomax 473 19.0 +0.1
Majority 776 31.2 +21.1
Turnout 2,487 27.7 +3.2
Labour hold Swing
Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Kean 922 49.5 -0.6
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 596 32.0 -4.7
Independent Nicholas Wood 182 9.8 +9.8
Liberal Democrat Julie Wenham 164 8.8 -4.4
Majority 326 17.5 +4.1
Turnout 1,864 25.4 +3.2
Labour hold Swing
Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Connor 1,576 73.2 +16.3
Liberal Democrat Susan Carson 578 26.8 +12.5
Majority 998 46.4 +12.7
Turnout 2,154 25.3 +7.2
Labour hold Swing
Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Salmon 545 48.4 +6.1
Liberal Christopher Barnes 290 25.7 -7.8
Liberal Democrat Jeffrey Flint 257 22.8 -1.4
Socialist Alliance Peter Hayes 35 3.1 +3.1
Majority 255 22.7 +13.9
Turnout 1,127 21.1 +4.2
Labour hold Swing
Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Doris Fernandez 885 66.2 +1.1
Liberal Democrat Jean Blainey 230 17.2 +2.6
Conservative Walter Edwards 222 16.6 -3.7
Majority 655 49.0 +4.2
Turnout 1,337 19.1 +3.8
Labour hold Swing
Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Susan Slater 520 60.0 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Ann Gibbons 257 29.7 +20.3
Liberal Philippa Hanley 60 6.9 -1.4
Independent Sheilah Wallace 29 3.3 +3.3
Majority 263 30.3 +6.0
Turnout 866 17.4 +2.0
Labour hold Swing
Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Warner 1,589 63.3 +12.8
Liberal Democrat James Gregory 471 18.8 -4.0
Conservative Marjorie Weston 449 17.9 -8.8
Majority 1,118 44.5 +20.7
Turnout 2,509 24.4 +5.2
Labour hold Swing
Pendleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Hulmes 916 68.6 +12.1
Liberal Democrat Lynn Drake 335 25.1 +11.9
Socialist Alliance James Knowles 84 6.3 +6.3
Majority 581 43.5 +4.3
Turnout 1,335 20.3 +3.2
Labour hold Swing
Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derek Antrobus 1,298 58.5 +9.7
Liberal Democrat Valerie Gregory 477 21.5 -0.4
Conservative Wendy Powell 445 20.0 -9.4
Majority 821 37.0 +17.6
Turnout 2,220 24.9 +4.0
Labour hold Swing
Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Cullen 1,216 45.3 +8.4
Conservative Peter Allcock 912 34.0 -8.7
Liberal Democrat Paul Gregory 555 20.7 +0.3
Majority 304 11.3 +5.5
Turnout 2,683 27.5 +4.2
Labour hold Swing
Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Pennington 1,251 70.6 +19.3
Conservative Declan Harrington 261 14.7 -1.5
Liberal Democrat Pauline Ogden 260 14.7 +6.1
Majority 990 55.9 +28.5
Turnout 1,772 21.9 +1.4
Labour hold Swing
Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Valerie Burgoyne 1,341 45.2 +5.2
Conservative John Mosley 961 32.4 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Peter Brown 663 22.4 +0.4
Majority 380 12.8 +5.7
Turnout 2,965 24.6 +3.7
Labour hold Swing
Weaste & Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Ullman 969 46.4 +13.3
Liberal Democrat Margaret Powls 916 43.9 -1.4
Liberal Andrew Priest 203 9.7 +9.7
Majority 53 2.5 -9.7
Turnout 2,088 28.8 +2.9
Labour hold Swing
Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michelle Wilkinson 1,172 58.5 +8.5
Liberal Democrat Sara Bradbury 451 22.5 -3.5
Conservative Judith Tope 379 18.9 -5.1
Majority 721 36.0 +12.0
Turnout 2,002 22.6 +4.2
Labour hold Swing
Worsley & Boothstown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Robert Boyd 1,772 44.2 +2.3
Conservative Beryl Howard 1,460 36.4 -9.0
Labour Warren Coates 636 15.9 +3.2
Green Ian Davies 141 3.5 +3.5
Majority 312 7.8 +4.3
Turnout 4,009 35.9 +4.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-15.